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Talula's Garden

210 W Washington Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3514
+1 215-592-7787
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (106 reviews)
“cheese plate” (154 reviews)
“tuna crudo” (18 reviews)
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210 W Washington Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3514
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

My wife and I visited Talula's Garden with four other couples during a business conference in Philadelphia in late summer. After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor I was let down on our visit. We started with the cheese plattter. The cheeses were cut in very...More

Thank Razorfish
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

After La Scala turned out to be closed, we proceeded here on Sunday at 11:30 for brunch. Unfortunately, so did everyone else and all tables were reserved. Sitting at the bar turned out to be a blessing though because we were less close to strangers...More

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Just a great dining experience. Two of us went to town on the following choices: World travel cheese plate- no passport needed Tuna crudo Ravioli They also have gifts for you. We finished up with the sticky toffee dessert Room is beautiful, service by Tracy...More

Thank Golfdick
Reviewed 4 November 2017

It is not often that tripadvisor steers me wrong but this was one of those times. I am not saying Talula's was bad it is a very nice place with good food but it did not live up to the tripadvisor ratings IMO. The ambiance...More

2  Thank PJM37
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were amazed by the food. The starter roll was so light and tasty. The pumpkin soup was lovely, with an unusual sweetness. I had the short rib in bone, which was as tender and tasty as one could imagine. My wife had the chicken,...More

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Had dinner here last night and it was a terrific experience. The atmosphere was excellent inside as well as in the garden. The food was very well prepared and the service was excellent. The speciality of the house are the cheese platters. Wow The wine...More

Thank ORGMemphis_Tennessee
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The portions are large and the food is excellent. Also, great cocktail menu. We will definitely return to Talula's when visiting our son at Villanova.

Thank James L
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This is the original farm to table restaurant in Philly. They were doing this long before it was s hot restaurant concept. My friend and I went to celebrate my birthday. We shared our dishes. We started with an heirloom tomato salad and raviolis. The...More

Thank Rob E
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

After arriving in Philadelphia, we headed to Talulah's Garden for a delicious and enjoyable dinner. Nalini, our server, was genuinely welcoming and informative about their eclectic menu. We dined on the delicious apple cheddar salad, park belly and seafood potluck and enjoyed every bite. We...More

Thank Stsuka
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Booked here for Sunday brunch as a friend was visiting from the UK. We chose to sit outside even though the weather was a bit windy and spitting rain. Waitress was a bit slow with everything but it didn’t really matter. I had pancakes with...More

Thank oberon6
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Response from Jeanne W | Reviewed this property |
No they have a full menu or a set tasting menu
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Response from Mtdubs | Reviewed this property |
I'm local but my sisters have stayed at lovely hotels all within walking distance.
17 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Washington Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3514
    (7th between Walnut and Locust)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-7787
  • E-mail
Behind the wrought iron gate, past the herbaceous patio and through the atrium is Talula's Garden, the warm and elegant Washington Square eatery from Aimee Olexy and Starr Restaurants. The modern menu, prepared with carefully-sourced ingredients and a light European touch, changes with the seasons. The artful cuisine, hospitable staff, sustainable spirits, and a focus on cheese make the dining experience here incredibly memorable.
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